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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Today's Top Mobile Security Challenges and Defense Strategies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top mobile security challenges IT is facing today and the most successful defense strategies being used to mitigate threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

HID

Managing App Sideloading Threats on iOS 2015
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how hackers are using app sideloading to take advantage of your enterprise provisioning, and learn how you can manage the emerging security threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Lookout

Cybercrime Readiness in Europe
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How European Enterprises Are Preparing for Cybercrime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Understand the Threat Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides you with some essential statistics regarding the rising problem of cybercrime.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Data Breach Risk Calculator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With this risk calculator, you can answer a few simple questions to determine how much your organization would lose in a data breach.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WEBCAST: This webcast presents a 10 step strategy to tightening retail security and maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Apr 4, 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Shore Up Your Office 365 Attack Surface
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This exclusive e-guide reviews the Office 365 suite's security features, including how to take advantage of its benefits and what challenges you may encounter.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Protecting Applications from the Server to the Endpoint
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines a holistic security approach to prevent data breaches.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

In The Crosshairs: Point of Sale Systems
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
RESOURCE: In this brief infographic, discover the realities of POS attacks to avoid thinking your organization is covered when you may be the next sitting duck.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Virtualization Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom looks at how malware is adapting to virtual networks and tools (advanced malware protection) and processes (hardening, logging, snapshots) that can help organizations secure these environments.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 16 Jun 2015

SearchSecurity.com

The Essential Guide To Selling Managed Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers essential tips for building managed security services that effectively protect your customers while building your revenue.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

Solarwinds N-able

10 IPS Platforms Reviewed and Compared
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report examines ten different IPS platforms and reviews them based on block rate, anti-evasion capabilities and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Current DDoS Attack and Security Landscape
sponsored by Neustar®
RESOURCE: This white paper report outlines the state of DDoS attack trends and the defensive approaches organizations are using. View now to learn why traditional DDoS defenses are allowing hidden malware to sneak through and the new approaches to mitigate DDoS attacks.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Neustar®

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Inside a Spear-Phishing Attack and How To Prevent Them
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the timeline of a spear-phishing attack and the common security strategies used that ultimately fail to protect the organization.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Mimecast

Detect and Protect against Advanced Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture of a strong, layered security system and suggests ways to partner with security services in order to achieve it.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Keep Yourself Secure from Growing Cyber-Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover what you can do to stay safe in an increasingly dangerous cyber landscape, including increasing proactivity in your security strategy and partnering with security services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Advance the Fight against Cyber Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the benefits of security services and gives you advice on how to best take advantage of them.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

IBM Security Services 2014 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why and how cybercrime is increasing and suggests practices for maintaining security.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Fighting Crimeware
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Examine crimeware, RAM scraping and advanced evasion techniques to learn how to defend systems, and investigate when defenses fail.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

SearchSecurity.com

As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

Targeted Attacks: 6 Keys for Fighting Back
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Target, Sony, Anthem - the biggest recent breaches have taught us that no one is safe from advanced or targeted malware attacks, and that traditional security solutions have become ineffective. In this webinar, discover the 6 key steps to fighting advanced malware and make sure your organization isn't the next big breach.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Premiered: Mar 31, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Fighting Today's Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demystifies APTs and reveals a three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Advanced Attacks Require an Advanced Solution
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for detecting and blocking concealed threats and protecting data on your network and beyond.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.
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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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